I, John Rhodes filmed this for Poetry Flash Berkeley:
Here is a bio:
Cynthia Kraman has published three books of poetry,most recentlyTaking on the Local Color(Wesleyan University Press). Her work has been anthologized in New York: Poems(Avon), Renegades(Cross Cut Saw) and Rain in the Forest, Light in the Trees, Contemporary Poetry from the Northwest(Owl Creek Press) and appears regularly in The Paris Review, The Western Humanities Reviewand Poetry Flash, to which she also contributes essays and reviews. Cynthia Kraman was also lead singer and song writer with Richard Riggins for the punk/new wave band Chinas Comidas, opening for The Ramonesin their homebase, Seattle, and performing across America with bands including X., The Plugz, Black Flag,and The Dead Kennedys. Chinas Comidaswill release a long-awaited CD this spring. Cynthia Kraman is also author of "Communities of Otherness in Chaucer's Knight's Tale" in Medieval Women and Their Communities(UP Wales) and "Body and Soul: Pearland Apocalyptic Literature in Time and Eternity: the Medieval Discourse (Brepols). She is possibly the only poet listed in Contemporary Authors; Poets & Writers: A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, Millennial Edition(2001); Who's Who Among America's Teachers2004; International Directory of Medievalists(Brepols, 2004): and Seattle's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.